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pleased, conferred on the minister the title of "Vijaya Uddan-
dendra, and with the wealth  he brought,   constructed many
temples, renovated the temple   of Virupaksadeva,  made the
sixteen   great   danas   (gifts)   such   as   bhudana,   godana and
kanyadana, and attained great fame in the world. Then all kings
called   Narasingaraya   Rajadhiraja,   Rajaparamesvara,    Raya5
and Maharaja, and met him with presents.    The Maharaja then
felt glad, gave them  presents like   clothes and   ornaments, and
attained great fame which spread from the Himalayas to Setu.
The wives of that Maharaja were Tippaksi and Nagaladevi,   To
them were born two sons Vira Narasinga and Krsnaraya as
Kama  and Laksmana  were born  to   the   queens   Kausalya
and Sumitra.    To Vobambika were born two sons Rangaraya
and Acyutaraya like Rama and Krsna.    These four grew up in
great   friendship    learning    many   sciences    and   practising
elephant   and   horse   riding.     Then in  Saka   1401,   Sarvari
Narasingamarayar attained heaven.

Caritram: Madras Go<ot. Or Ms*. Ltt. 16-6-9, ff. 74 f.

95 (a), KONSRIRAJA AND SRlRANGA.
Formerly Tirnccirappalli slma and other parts passed
into the hands of Tirumalairaja in the year Khara;
afterwards Koneriraja became the kartta of this area, and as he
was camping in Tiruccirappalli, he rendered help to the people
of Anaikkaval, and enabled them to enjoy sport by scattering
turmeric-powder, and to fix the boundaries of the Tirunialai
garden (Solai) ; he also handed over the tiruvidaiyaitani lands
as kuttagai to the satnantas of the fort including Cenrappa-
Bayakkar; and in K5yil (Snrangain, Ranganatha shrine) he
collected many taxes in gold such as pura-vari, kaaikkai, patiu
and parivattam, and oppressed the shrine in various ways 5 then
two jiyar* and eMhgis got upon the eastern gopura of the
sacred street of Akalankan and perished (by casting themselves
down from there) ; yet the oppression continued, and Kandadai
Ramlnuja often reported these occurrences to Narasa Nayaka.
Under the pretext of attending to some state affaire in the South,